Medicinal cannabis information Australia – Patient guides & resources

Medicinal cannabis information Australia

Patient guides & resources to accessing medicinal cannabis

Information for Patients and Medical Professionals

Medicinal cannabis information for Australia is scattered and hard to find, Each Australian State and Territory has different requirements for patients accessing medicinal cannabis. To help both doctors and patients get the information they need to navigate the red tape we have put together these resources.

Australian Capital Territory

Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis in the Australian Capital Territory

Patient Information for Medicinal Cannabis

New South Wales

Cannabis medicines in New South Wales

Applying for medical marijuana New South Wales

Northern Territory

Who can apply? Specialists only. GPs can assist specialist with ongoing prescriptions.

Information on state/territory requirements: Contact NT Chief Health Officer for further information. Phone: 08 8999 2633 


Access to medicinal cannabis

Frequently asked questions about medicinal cannabis in Victoria

Accessing Medicinal Cannabis in Victoria


Medicinal cannabis in Queensland

Patient guide to accessing medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis products

Applying for Medical Marihuana Queensland

South Australia

Medicinal cannabis, Patient access in South Australia

Frequently asked questions on medicinal cannabis

Applying for Medical Cannabis South Australia


Medical Cannabis Products Access Flowchart – For Health Professionals

Western Australia

Cannabis-based products

Medicinal Cannabis: Quick guide for health professionals

Applying for Medical Cannabis Western Australia

Websites & Other Resources

Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics

Established as part of the Brain and Mind Centre, the Lambert Initiative conducts high quality research to discover, develop and optimise safe and effective cannabinoid therapeutics in medicine.

Dr Teresa Towpik – Medihuna

Author of “Introduction to Medicinal Cannabis: An Easy Guide for Doctors and Patients”

Born in Poland Teresa worked as a junior doctor in a hospital in Glogow, a small town not too far from the German border. Arriving in Australia in 1987, she worked in Fairfield and Liverpool hospital then General Practice from 1993. She worked as a solo GP for a few years, then in a small family practice and later in large medical centres, currently based in Katoomba.

United In Compassion – full spectrum herbal medicinal Cannabis for the dignified relief of suffering

Our primary mission is advocating for patient access to Full Spectrum herbal medicinal Cannabis extracts and dried herb Cannabis; in a manner which is safe, effective, affordable, equitable and favourable for patients, for the dignified relief of suffering.

Project CBD
Medical Marijuana & Cannabinoid Science – the best resource for patients to learn about CBD and medicinal cannabis.
this site has a great selection of links to easily choose your topic of interest from and answers many FAQS
Includes inspirational successful treatment  for prostate cancer from biochemist Dennis Hill

Healer’s mission is to empower people to live life to its fullest in great health. We achieve this through education, advocacy, and research. We offer unmatched expertise in the correct use of medical cannabis, and through the educational programs on this site, provide the tools you need to get the most out of your cannabis therapy.

Developed by recognized cannabis expert Dr. Dustin Sulak, these valuable educational programs are based on science and clinical experience that’s successfully helped thousands of patients find relief from chronic pain, anxiety, spasticity and other health challenges.

Facebook Groups

MCUA Medical Cannabis Users Association of Australia
Medical Cannabis Australia – Patient Support Group
Medicinal Cannabis for Australians

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